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Type 1 Diabetes In Dogs Cured, Human Cure Could Soon Follow
2013-02-07 11:11:56

Researchers have made leaps and bounds, claiming that they have created a cure for type 1 diabetes in dogs, paving the way to a human cure.

Little Brown Bats Found To Have A Rare Active Jumping Gene
2013-01-04 07:37:34

Jumping genes, or transposable elements, are strange rogue sequences from which most of our DNA can be traced, but are largely idle in mammals. Johns Hopkins researchers report, however, that they have identified a new DNA sequence moving around in bats.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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